"In the original Japanese edition, Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z are known collectively as the 42-volume series Dragon Ball. The English Dragon Ball Z was originally volumes 17-42 of the Japanese Dragon Ball"--Prelimimary page
In keeping with the original Japanese format, this book reads from back to front and from right to left
"DB: 11 of 42."
Intrigue surrounds the "Strongest-Under-the-Heavens" Martial Arts Tournament as Tenshinhan tries to avenge his master, whose brother was killed by Goku